• How Intel plans to thrive in a post-PC world

    Paul Otellini, Intel's CEO, says revenue and earnings growth are poised to double. How? By going after every gadget on earth.

    Facing a burgeoning market for all manner of computing, from notebooks to smartphones, tablets and even cars, Intel (INTC) CEO Paul Otellini projected Tuesday that both earnings and revenue would grow in "the low double digits over the next few years."  Current growth rates are roughly half that. When asked MORE

    - May 11, 2010 2:17 PM ET
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  • Welcome to your new "social" work life.

    There is a race going on right now among software companies to become the Facebook for the workplace. Jockeying for position are behemoths like IBM (IBM), giants in-waiting like Saleforce.com (CRM), and a slew of smaller companies including Greenplum, Jive, LinkedIn, and Socialcast among others.

    With its recently announced acquisition of CubeTree, you can now add SuccessFactors (SFSF) to the list of contenders, and one likely to move to the front MORE

    - May 10, 2010 2:38 PM ET
  • The ultimate personal technology

    Medtronic CEO Bill Hawkins wants to turn pacemakers, stents, and defibrillators into tiny mobile devices.

    Rave all you want about your favorite iPad apps or your new featherweight netbook with a customized cover. The ultimate personal technologies are the pacemakers, insulin pumps, and neurostimulators made by Medtronic -- and, says CEO Bill Hawkins, those devices are every bit as sophisticated as the gadgets churned out in Silicon Valley.

    Is Medtronic the Apple MORE

    - Apr 21, 2010 3:00 AM ET
  • Scott McNealy Can Still Dish

    Sun's former chief talks Oracle, Apple, Microsoft and how in his next company nepotism will be 'not a bug but a feature.'

    The tech world has been a less interesting place since former Sun Chairman and CEO Scott McNealy stepped away from the company he co-founded. You will remember that Oracle (ORCL) boss Larry Ellison swooped in about a year ago and bought Sun from beneath IBM in a MORE

    Apr 15, 2010 5:56 PM ET
  • BlackBerry's corporate problem

    BlackBerry's rise was tied to its ability to play well with big companies. Will that also cause its fall?

    Since missing on its fiscal fourth quarter earnings, investors have sent Research In Motion stock down almost 9%. But that may be the least of the BlackBerry-maker's problems. The company that popularized the smartphone as the must have gadget for the enterprise worker (remember the whole crackberry era -- it sounds so MORE

    - Apr 6, 2010 1:12 PM ET
  • How to build your own $23 billion company

    I had some time over the weekend with Jonney Shih, chairman of Taiwan-based PC-maker Asus. Shih talked netbooks, the future of our digital lives, and gave a crowd of entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs at Harvard Business School his rules for starting a company. Oh, and watch out Dell (DELL), he's gunning for you.

    - Mar 29, 2010 10:25 AM ET
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  • The business case for a national broadband policy

    That thump you heard in the middle of the night, was the 376-page National Broadband Plan finally being dropped (you can get your very own copy or just scan through the executive summary here).

    Not pulling any political punches, broadband is compared to electricity in the conclusion to the report crafted by Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski and his team. It reads:

    In 1938, President Roosevelt traveled to Gordon Military College in MORE

    - Mar 16, 2010 3:11 PM ET
  • The iPad changes everything

    Will Apple's tablet usher in a new era of computing, or simply dominate it?

    Chipmaker Nvidia is helping invent a slew of cool technologies that hold the potential to change the way we work and play. The company, which makes processors that enhance images and boost the brawn of computers and phones, is pushing 3-D entertainment into homes and high-def video onto handsets. But the gadget Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang is MORE

    - Mar 10, 2010 10:34 AM ET
  • What Cisco lacks in sex appeal it makes up for with speed

    Cisco promised the world an earth-shattering  response to Google's broadband ISP announcement.  What it delivered was just more of the same from Cisco. That's good for surfers.

    For all you folks who had dreams of flying cars or Cisco (CSCO) announcing the purchase of EMC, what CEO John Chambers revealed Tuesday after weeks of hype promising to "change the Internet forever" (and, it was hinted, take on Google (GOOG) in the MORE

    - Mar 9, 2010 2:37 PM ET
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  • 5 reasons to buy Apple stock again

    Think Apple's run is over? Not so, says Bob Turner, Chief Investment Officer of Turner Investments, who manages $17.5 billion. He bought 100,000 shares for his funds on Feb. 11, bringing his total to 2 million.

    1. Tech spending will be up; Apple (AAPL) benefits.

    "Technology spending is growing faster than the overall economy," says Turner. It'll be about double the GDP, growing somewhere in the range of 8% to 10%, he MORE

    - Mar 9, 2010 8:30 AM ET
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Michael Copeland
Michael Copeland

Michael V. Copeland joined FORTUNE as a senior writer in September 2007. Copeland has covered everything from electric cars to e-readers. He is a creator of Tech Mate, an irreverent video series in which he debates (and skewers) digital issues of the day. Before joining FORTUNE, Copeland was a senior writer at Business 2.0. Copeland graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.

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